Tall ship captains stunned that the Bounty left port

When Hurricane Sandy was forming in the Caribbean, Capt. Dan Moreland decided his square-rigged sailing ship, the Picton Castle, wasn’t going anywhere soon. Weather forecasts showed the late October storm was getting big, and it was impossible to know where it was going. Moreland postponed the Picton Castle’s scheduled departure from Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, forContinue reading “Tall ship captains stunned that the Bounty left port”

Undercover Wildlife Operation Cracks Down on Poaching in North Carolina, Georgia

MULTI-AGENCY OPERATION SOMETHING BRUIN CHARGING MORE THAN 80 VIOLATORS RALEIGH,N.C. (Feb. 20, 2013) — State and federal wildlife officials announced today an undercover operation involving more than 80 wildlife violators and as many as 900 wildlife violations detected. Primary violations stem from illegal bear hunting but include an array of wildlife and game law charges.Continue reading “Undercover Wildlife Operation Cracks Down on Poaching in North Carolina, Georgia”

Bluewater Yacht Sales Locations at the Miami Boat Show

Bluewater Yacht Sales Brokerage Slips Let our expert match makers hook you up with the perfect fit at the Miami Boat Show, February 14-18, 2013. We’ve worked hard to have some of yachting’s leading ladies on display for you at our location in Miami this week. Please visit our line-up off of Collins Avenue RampContinue reading “Bluewater Yacht Sales Locations at the Miami Boat Show”

Some E15 sellers don’t label pump

A recent survey found that 35 percent of the registered sellers of E15 are not labeling the higher-ethanol gas at the pump. See Related Articles Push to stop E15 could head to Supreme Court NMMA makes case to Congress on fuel standard Coalition seeks fuel standard repeal through legislation EPA seeks input on 2013 fuelContinue reading “Some E15 sellers don’t label pump”

Miami Boat Show Time With Viking Yachts!

The Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show gets under way Thursday, February 14, 2013 for a five day run along Collins Avenue in Miami Beach, and the Viking Yacht Company plans to highlight this prestigious international expo with another breathtaking display of the world’s finest sportfishing convertible yachts. Based at the 4800 block on Collins, VikingContinue reading “Miami Boat Show Time With Viking Yachts!”

Hank Sibley’s Bluewater Boat Listing Price Reductions

47′ Viking 2000 Name: Hazer Price: $375,000 Location: Virginia Beach, VA In 2003, the vessel received a tower, updated electronics, and a recessed radio box with a custom helm pod. Price Reduced View Listing 32′ Brooks Boatworks 2012 Name: Price: $289,900 Location: Virginia Manufacturer Demo! Full Warranties Apply! Price Reduced View Listing 29′ Wellcraft 2003Continue reading “Hank Sibley’s Bluewater Boat Listing Price Reductions”

Old men and the sea? Four seniors team to land 987-pound blue marlin

he most remarkable catch on Super Bowl weekend might have been made before the big game: That of a 987-pound blue marlin by four anglers who were at least in their 80s. Capt. Manuel Dominguez said the youngest angler in his charter group, which embarked from the Mexican resort city of Cabo San Lucas SaturdayContinue reading “Old men and the sea? Four seniors team to land 987-pound blue marlin”

Banks ease credit a bit as consumers seek loans

Banks are slightly loosening standards for many kinds of loans, and cutting into their own profit margins to try to make more loans, especially to businesses and real estate developers, the Federal Reserve says. The central bank’s quarterly survey of bank lending officers said most banks haven’t made it materially easier to get business loansContinue reading “Banks ease credit a bit as consumers seek loans”

Mercury Marine rolls out new propeller line

Mercury Marine introduced a new line of Bravo Three propellers designed especially for higher-horsepower diesel applications. See Related Articles Mercury Marine starts repaying Wisconsin loan Mercury Racing president will step down Mercury Marine names new regional president Mercury Marine names VP of global operations Mercury Marine adds jobs at Wisconsin plant Mercury said the BravoContinue reading “Mercury Marine rolls out new propeller line”

Chesapeake Marine Training Institute To Attend Annual Fishing Expo in Hampton Located at the Hampton Convention Center in Virginia, the Mid Atlantic Salt Water Fishing Expo starts Friday, Feb. 1 and runs through Feb. 3.

Chesapeake Marine Training Institute announced this week that it will attend the annual Mid Atlantic Salt Water Fishing Expo Friday, Feb. 1 through Sunday, Feb. 3. Located at the Hampton Convention Center in Virginia, the Mid Atlantic Salt Water Fishing Expo offers displays and seminars for all fishermen, from pier fishing, surf fishing, spear fishing,Continue reading “Chesapeake Marine Training Institute To Attend Annual Fishing Expo in Hampton Located at the Hampton Convention Center in Virginia, the Mid Atlantic Salt Water Fishing Expo starts Friday, Feb. 1 and runs through Feb. 3.”

Historic Menhaden Battle Nearing Conclusion in Virginia? | Hatch Magazine – Fly Fishing, etc.

fter the ASMFC (Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission) passed a historic vote in December, quantifying the first ever limits on the commercial harvest of Atlantic Menhaden, the battle to finally recognize the resounding importance of the tiny Menhaden may finally be coming to a positive end in Virginia, the epicenter of the debate. Virginia’s fisheryContinue reading “Historic Menhaden Battle Nearing Conclusion in Virginia? | Hatch Magazine – Fly Fishing, etc.”